Socio-economic status and overall and cause-specific mortality in Sweden

@article{Weires2008SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socio-economic status and overall and cause-specific mortality in Sweden},
  author={Marianne Weires and Justo Lorenzo Bermejo and Kristina Sundquist and Jan Sundquist and Kari Hemminki},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={340 - 340}
}
BackgroundPrevious studies have reported discrepancies in cause-specific mortality among groups of individuals with different socio-economic status. However, most of the studies were limited by the specificity of the investigated populations and the broad definitions of the causes of death. The aim of the present population-based study was to explore the dependence of disease specific mortalities on the socio-economic status in Sweden, a country with universal health care. Another aim was to… CONTINUE READING

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